Last September 22, 2022 was a special day in the life of Ezequiel Tovar. At just 21 years old, the young man from the state of Aragua made his debut in the Major Leagues with the Colorado Rockies.
That is just the beginning of a brilliant career, which is augured for him from the highest management positions of the Denver team.
According to an MLB.com publication, the shortstop is shaping up to be one or one of the rocky franchise's most important players, in what will be his first full year in Major League Baseball.
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Well, with 60 days remaining for the start of the 2023 season, the man from Maracay is considered the main candidate to cover the team's shortstop, after the departure of José Iglesias, who was in charge of defending the position last season. .
While it is true, Tovar barely played nine games in the MLB and had seven hits for an average of .212, his 2022 season between AA and Triple A was explosive.
In 71 games, he hit .319 with 91 hits, 14 home runs and 49 RBIs, ranking him 25th out of Baseball America's top 100 MLB prospects for this season that begins in March.